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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Curaliidae

Curalium cronini Schuh, Weirauch, & Henry, 2008 - Curalium cronini - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Family Curaliidae
Explanation of Names
Curaliidae Schuh, Weirauch, & Henry 2008
Numbers
monotypic family(1)
Size
~1.5 mm(1)
Identification
Ruby-red. See (1) for photos and more information.
Range
se. US, has been collected in LA, FL(1)
Remarks
Collected at UV lights(1)
Works Cited
1.Curaliidae, a new family of Heteroptera (Insecta: Hemiptera) from the eastern United States
Schuh R.T., Weirauch C., Henry T.J., Halbert S.E. 2008. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101(1): 20-29.